Clinical Supervisor *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Employment Status



Open Until Filled


Ames, IA
We are YSS:

YSS therapists provide individual, family, and group therapy to youth, families, and adults through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified mental health, behavioral, and/or substance use problems.

The role:
YSS is seeking a full-time Clinical Supervisor for our Ames location. As a Clinical Supervisor, you will provide clinical and/or administrative supervision to one or more other Mental Health Therapists and/or Addiction Counselors.
You will provide leadership within the agency providing expertise and input to assure the stability and growth of behavioral health services. In addition, you will provide individual, family, and group therapy to youth and families through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified behavioral and/or substance use problems.
What you will need:
  • A Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology with a current independent license to practice the profession in the state of Iowa is required.
  • Three years of experience providing individual mental health therapy is required.
  • Previous supervisory experience is desired.
What you will do:
  • Provides therapeutic treatment in individual, group, and family sessions.
  • Provides leadership and consultation to help in the stabilization and growth of outpatient services.
  • Meets consistently with the Director of Behavioral Health as a member of the leadership team.
  • Maintains credentialed status to provide clinical supervision to temporarily licensed therapists in at least the Coordinator’s area of therapeutic training.
  •  Meet with assigned supervisees regularly providing support for their professional growth, career development, and/or disciplinary intervention as deemed necessary.
  • Provide trainings to other departments or within the community as determined necessary.
  • Shares “on-call” rotation periodically to support after hours and on weekends.
  • Maintains licensure to practice identified profession in the state of Iowa
  • Ability to travel to all YSS locations, if needed.
  • Provides crisis intervention to youth and families as needed, including in emergency situations.
  • Advocates for and secures other services, supports, and resources as needed for clients to address identified problem areas.
What we offer:
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus
  • Fun team environment
  • Mission-driven work
  • Wellness program offerings
  • Discounts on pet insurance
  • Flexible shift and hours
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Development of employment skills that you can take with you anywhere: teamwork, problem solving, adaptability, communication, leadership, creativity
Full-time employee benefits include: 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Supplemental accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Retirement
  • Birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Years of service recognition
  • YSS is a qualified employer under the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
For more information, please contact Andrea Dickerson at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.
YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE